Advertising & Public Relations
NOISE, Milwaukee, added Beckie Christensen as senior media planner. Christensen will serve as a senior-level media strategist, negotiator and coordinator in the agency’s media department. She has more than 20 years of industry experience, working with clients such as Honeywell, Johnson Controls and GE Medical, in major and boutique agencies.
Banking & Finance
Matthew Zeratsky has joined The Private Bank’s Milwaukee commercial banking team as an associate managing director. He has more than 10 years of banking and finance experience, most recently as senior treasury manager with Metavante Technologies.
Pete Cannon joined Wells Fargo Home Mortgage as a home mortgage consultant in the New Berlin office. Previously he was at Great Lakes Mortgage Corporation in Milwaukee.
Lindy Enterprises, Milwaukee, announced the addition of Chellee Siewert, as marketing director. Siewert will oversee the marketing initiatives for Lindy Enterprises, Nx Level, JML Holdings, and the Wave of Hope. Siewert was previously the chief operating officer and executive director of the Metropolitan Builders Association in Waukesha.
Omni Resources Inc., Milwaukee, promoted Bobbi Harvey to vice president of human resources. She has 25 years of experience in human resources and has been with Omni since 1996.
Bruce Moon, Ph.D., chair and graduate program director of Milwaukee’s Mount Mary College Art Therapy Department, was awarded the Buckeye Art Therapy Association’s Honorary Life Member Award in recognition of his work and influence in the development of art therapy in Ohio and the nation. Lynne Woehrle, Ph.D., associate professor in behavioral science/sociology, received the Best Journal Article of 2008 Award by the American Sociological Association Section on Peace, War and Social Conflict.
Hospitality & Entertainment
Potawatomi Bingo Casino, Milwaukee, named Jim O’Kimosh its director of slot operations. O’Kimosh will be responsible for overseeing all slot operations, including developing long-term strategies, analyzing the department’s performance from both the technical and personnel standpoints, continually looking at ways to improve guests’ slot-playing experiences, and ensuring strict adherence to rules set forth by all regulatory bodies.
Godfrey & Kahn, S.C., Milwaukee, announced that Peter Sommerhauser has been named the 2010 Milwaukee M&A Corporate Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers. Sommerhauser is the only attorney in Wisconsin to receive the award in the Mergers & Acquisitions category.
Brian Smigelski and Douglas Frazer, from DeWitt Ross & Stevens’ Brookfield office have been named among the best in Wisconsin by the national publication Law & Politics.
C.H. Coakley & Co., Inc., Milwaukee, promoted Ezekiel Gipson as sales and customer service manager of its Archives & Information Management Division. Gipson has served C.H. Coakley as sales and customer service representative since 2007.
Jeremy Nelson has joined WISN 12 News as a weekend meteorologist and web reporter. He will anchor weather on the weekends and blog about the weather throughout the week. Nelson comes to Milwaukee from Kansas City, where he worked as the weekend meteorologist at the NBC affiliate KSHB-TV.
Marcus Promotions hired Kristin Godfrey as a Milwaukee sales executive. Godfrey joins Marcus Promotions from the Skylight Opera Theatre where she served as marketing director.
Nx Level, Waukesha, announced that Matt Gifford has joined Nx Level as a performance coach. Gifford will be a performance coach for clients of all ages. Nx Level is a subsidiary of Lindy Enterprises which is also the parent company of the Milwaukee Wave and JML Holdings
Quintessa Medical Spa, Mequon hired four medical skin care professionals including: Kristin Shefchik, Terri Edgar and medical aestheticians Susan Noble and Judy Borns.
Anthony Huenerbein joined The Dickman Company, Inc. Milwaukee as a sales associate. He specializes in the sales and leasing of industrial properties in Southeastern Wisconsin.